Interactive Campus Calendars

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One of the most underutilized tools in the high ed web toolkit, interactive campus calendars have the potential to dramatically increase the ROI of current campus events, as well as engagement among current and prospective students. So what are the must have features? And how do you build it?

UCLA web programmer Joseph Maddela joins host Seth Odell in-studio to breakdown best practices, key features and the strategic differences between building in-house, utilizing an open source platform, or working with a third-party vendor.

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Campus Calendar Examples

In-House
UCLA | Wayne State University | Lafayette (Drupal-based)

Open Source Solutions
UNL Event Publisher | Bedework

Vendor Calendars
Cornell (Built by Localist) | Emory (Built by Trumba)

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